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Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

Swimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches. (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Cristobal To Churn Surf Along Jersey Shore

Swimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches.

08/27/2014

Long Beach beach patrol (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Lifeguards On High Alert Due To Rip Currents

In Long Beach, the town deployed more than 100 beach patrol personnel Saturday to cover more than 4 miles of beach.

07/05/2014

Norwegian Cruise Liner (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Strong Rip Currents Lead Norwegian Cruise Liner To Cause Minor Scare At Pier 88

The Coast Guard said that strong currents in the Hudson River forced the gigantic Norwegian cruise liner to use more propulsion.

07/08/2012

Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Igor Causes Dangerous Surf In NY, NJ

The National Weather Service on Monday issued a high surf advisory all along the New Jersey and New York coastlines.

09/20/2010

Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Rip Currents Continue Along Jersey Shore

Swimming has not been banned at any New Jersey beaches, but yellow flags have been posted at many sites to warn swimmers about the conditions.

09/19/2010

Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Swimmers Warned Of Rip Currents Along Jersey Shore

The National Weather Service said swells kicked up by the storm were expected to build as the weekend progressed, and they could continue through Monday.

09/18/2010

Photo/Mona Rivera

Hurricane Danielle Ups Risk Of Rip Currents

With the forecast calling for sunny and hot weather this weekend, local lifeguards may have a hard time keeping swimmers out of the water.

08/27/2010

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rip Currents Pose Hidden Danger To Beachgoers

A Long Island swimmer drowned over the weekend after getting caught in a rip current, as remnants of tropical storm Colin are producing dangerous conditions that threaten our beaches – and beachgoers’ lives.

CBS 2–08/09/2010